Outwitting Osteoporosis: The Smart Woman'S Guide To Bone Health

Outwitting Osteoporosis: The Smart Woman'S Guide To Bone Health

by Ronda Gates, Beverly Whipple
     
 

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Women of all ages need to be worried about osteoporosis. Thirty-three million American women have the disease, and one out of every two women over the age of fifty will experience an osteoporosis-based fracture. Fortunately, there are important steps that women can take to ensure healthy bones throughout their lifetime. Pharmacist-trained Ronda Gates and… See more details below

Overview

Women of all ages need to be worried about osteoporosis. Thirty-three million American women have the disease, and one out of every two women over the age of fifty will experience an osteoporosis-based fracture. Fortunately, there are important steps that women can take to ensure healthy bones throughout their lifetime. Pharmacist-trained Ronda Gates and nurse/researcher Beverly Whipple pool their talents to bring women the most up-to-date information, statistics, and treatment options to help them keep their bones strong.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"This timely and very useful book empowers women to become informed and active participants in a healthy life." — Robert Lindsay, M.D., former president of the National Osteoporosis Foundation

"This excellent resource builds awareness and knowledge about osteoporosis diagnosis and management." — Marisa Weiss, M.D., author of Living Beyond Breast Cancer and president of breastcancer.org

"A great contribution to women's health." — Phyllis Greenberger, president and CEO of the Society for Women's Health Research

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582700991
Publisher:
Atria Books/Beyond Words
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
0.55(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Meet the Author

Ronda Gates, MS, is a health promotion educator and pharmacy graduate whose company, LIFESTYLES by Ronda Gates, develops and delivers programs and products to support lifestyle change.

Beverly Whipple, PhD, is the coauthor of The G Spot and Other Discoveries about Human Sexuality and Professor Emerita at Rutgers University. She speaks nationally and internationally about women’s health issues.

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